16 Nov 2011

hotels in Barcelona: more discounts than ever

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Hotels in the center of Barcelona
Hotels located in the heart of the city, hotels in the same Rambla in Barcelona, ​​in the historic Gothic Quarter, in the modernist Eixample or near the beach of Barceloneta.
The tourist center of Barcelona born along the street Las Ramblas and extends to other areas of hotels on the Ramblas, Gothic Quarter hotels, Hotels in Eixample. The center of Barcelona has one of the most comprehensive accommodation deals we could find and that can be adjusted to any group of people or budget. From exclusive luxury hotels in central Barcelona, ​​cheap 3 star hotels, apartments, hostels and accommodation to youth in central Barcelona. Confirm availability and online booking a room at the center of Barcelona. Customer testimonials, photos and maps of Barcelona available for you to take the best decision. All hotels with special prices, discounts and deals online.
La Casa de la Pedrera by Antonio Gaudi in the heart of Barcelona
The activity of downtown is centered around the street Las Ramblas and extends the Gothic Quarter, El Raval, Eixample and Gracia. Check the schedule of shows and restaurants in Barcelona and start enjoying the center of Barcelona. The must-see are La Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera, Casa Batlló and the Park Guell as spectacular examples of the architecture of Gaudi, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, the Picasso Museum, the Foundation Joan Miró and Tapies Foundation completed an agenda indispensable in the center of Barcelona. Do not forget to enjoy your terrace while enjoying the Mediterranean climate and the famous Las Ramblas street performers.


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09 Nov 2011

luxury hotels discounts to attract customers

Escrito por: phpesenti el 09 Nov 2011 - URL Permanente

Even the luxury hotels offer discounts to attract customers. The most exclusive hotels in Buenos Aires devise strategies to attract more guests. In addition to lower prices, they also offer massages, dinner or late check out gift. The level of reserves fell to 55% for the summer, almost 90% against last season
A year ago, walking the streets of Buenos Aires was like to travel in a foreign country: Portuguese, English and German were among the languages ​​heard. Buenos Aires was full of foreign tourists and five-star hotels were full, with 100% reserves for December and more than 85% according to the hotel, for January, February and March.
But the scenario is completely different these days. The tourism sector is one of the many affected by the global financial crisis, and not five-star hotels are outside the impacts Buenos Aires. Near the beginning of December, one of the highest occupancy months for the holidays, stocks ranging from 70% to 75% on hotels like Sofitel Buenos Aires Alvear Palace Hotel, Sheraton Park Tower.
To encourage more bookings, most offer promotions, discounts ranging from 15% to 20% on weekends until dinner, massage or late check out as gifts.
Nevertheless, it remains unclear what will happen between January and March. "Right now we are in January and February by 55%, but we estimate to 65% or 70% occupancy. By March it is still early, "says Maria Jose Gutierrez, Public Relations Manager Sheraton Park Tower Buenos Aires, which charge from u $ s 225 u $ s 345 night, respectively.
"We have a reservation 20% less than in previous seasons. The decline is especially noticeable in the corporate market since the crisis began to reduce corporate travel costs of its officers, shortening the stay, the hotel changed to a lighter category or avoid travel through video conferencing " said Jorge Tito, director of Sofitel Buenos Aires, with rooms from u $ s 300 without taxes.
Fewer bookings for luxury hotels
All agree that there was a fall in reserves and, above all, that customers wait until the last moment to confirm. The expected average for January and February is 70%, but stocks are still at 50% or 55% off 85% and 90% of the previous season. "The drop was visible in the volume previously confirmed reservation, but for the holidays, from 23 December, the hotel is fully booked," says Cecilia Nigro, director of public relations at the Alvear Palace Hotel, where the night quotes from u $ s 529 plus VAT.
Reserves are the largest groups are desired. "The confirmation of events is given at the last minute. Previously planned four to six months in advance, now just a month before, "says Tito. The hotels agreed that individual tourism-and leisure guests, is the least affected segment. In general, five star tourists do not cancel your holiday, he says, although in some cases rescheduled the trip because, at this critical moment, can not leave her workplace.
Nevertheless, the broader presidential suites, luxurious and expensive, are reserved for certain periods during the summer. And most guests still in Europe and America, both the Sofitel and the Palace as Alvear Duhau Park Hyatt, Sheraton and Park Tower.
Although this year more are expected landfall -122 cruise against the record of 99 last season, according to the Government of Buenos Aires, is expected that fewer passengers: there will be more ships, but less full, which will also affect hotels luxury, since cruise passengers tend to stay in them before or after the trip


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